Derrida And Legal Philosophy

Hardcover | October 2, 2008

EditorPeter Goodrich, F. Hoffmann

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From early in his career Jacques Derrida was intrigued by law. Over time, this fascination with law grew more manifest and he published a number of highly influential analyses of ethics, justice, violence and law. This book brings together leading scholars in a variety of disciplines to assess Derrida's importance for and impact upon legal studies.

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From early in his career Jacques Derrida was intrigued by law. Over time, this fascination with law grew more manifest and he published a number of highly influential analyses of ethics, justice, violence and law. This book brings together leading scholars in a variety of disciplines to assess Derrida's importance for and impact upon l...

PETER GOODRICH is Professor of Law and Director, Law and Humanities at Cardozo School of Law, New York USA. He was the founding dean of the Department of Law, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK, where he was also the Corporation of London Professor of Law. He has written extensively in the areas of law and literature and semio...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.03 inPublished:October 2, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230573614

ISBN - 13:9780230573611

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Table of Contents

Preface
Notes on Contributors
Introduction: A Philosophy of Legal Enigmas--P.Goodrich, F.Hoffman, M.Rosenfeld&--C.Vismann
PART I: THEORIES The Reader: Derrida Among the Philosophers--S.Critchley
European introduction: Four Objections--D.Kennedy
The Archive and the Beginning of Law--C.Vismann
The Jurisprudence of the ?Force of Law?--P.Gehring
Derrida?s Ethical Turn: The Case of Terrorism--M.Rosenfeld
Derrida and Foucault on Sovereignty--F.Balke
PART II: DISCIPLINES Critical Intimacies: International Law--A.Orford
?Il n?y a pas de hors-texte?: Intimations of Jacques Derrida as Comparatist-at-Law--P.Legrand
Specters and Scholars: Derrida and the Tragedy of Political Thought--A.Thurschwell
Between Forgiveness and Forgetting--P.Krapp
Phantom and Justice--E.Weber
Deadlines: Derrida and Critical Legal Scholarship--F.Hoffman
Literature, Poetics, Law--A.Geary
PART III: ENVOI
Un Cygne Noir--P.Goodrich
Saying Good-Bye--A.Ronell
Index